August 25, 2014

Nipro Diagnostics announced that the Food and Drug Administration approved its True Metrix self-monitoring blood-glucose system, as well as the True Metrix Pro professional monitoring blood-glucose system.

August 21, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration cleared South Korean company Philosys’ Gmate blood-sugar monitoring device for U.S. marketing on Aug. 15.

June 12, 2014

iHealth Lab on Thursday announced the launch of the iHealth Align, one of the world's smallest, FDA-approved mobile blood-glucose monitors, the company stated.

May 23, 2014

Omnis Health recently announced the launch of EmbraceEVO, a new blood-glucose meter.

April 9, 2014

Omnis Health on Tuesday announced the launch of EmbracePro, a blood-glucose meter for medical professionals.

March 26, 2014

In a study that included nearly 300,000 adults without a known history of diabetes or cardiovascular disease, adding information about glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c), a measure of longer-term blood sugar control, to conventional CVD risk factors like smoking and cholesterol was associated with little improvement in the prediction of CVD risk, according to a study in the March 26 issue of JAMA.

March 17, 2014

Abbott voluntarily recalled the FreeStyle Blood Glucose Meter and the FreeStyle Flash Blood Glucose Meter, neither of which have been in production since 2010.

January 14, 2014

LifeScan introduced the new OneTouch VerioSync Meter, which uses Bluetooth technology to wirelessly send blood sugar test results to devices using the OneTouch Reveal mobile app.

January 3, 2014

Nipro Diagnostics announced it is initiating a voluntary recall and replacement of a limited number of TRUEbalance and TRUEtrack Blood Glucose Meters distributed both in the United States and outside the United States.

December 9, 2013

Further expanding the scope of preventive healthcare services provided by its pharmacists, Walgreens is now offering daily testing for cholesterol, blood glucose and body composition at more than 60 stores in Maryland.

April 19, 2013

Abbott Diabetes Care last week initiated a voluntary recall of its FreeStyle lnsulinx Blood Glucose Meters in the United States.

March 25, 2013

The percentage of people who are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and aware of it has risen slightly over the past few years, but remains low, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

March 25, 2013

LifeScan initiated a voluntary recall and replacement for all of its OneTouch VerioIQ blood-glucose meters in the United States, effective immediately.

November 29, 2012

Use of electronic health records 
improves medical outcomes among patients with diabetes, according to a recent study conducted by Kaiser Permanente.


October 12, 2012

Nipro Diagnostics' TRUEresult Blood Glucose Meter for the second consecutive year received a “recommended“ rating from Consumer Reports as part of the publication's review of blood glucose meters in its October issue.

October 9, 2012

There are two issues concerning the business of diabetes monitoring that are playing out right now, one a little more immediate. 


August 30, 2012

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems on Wednesday announced a telemedicine agreement with Nipro Diagnostics that would enable users of the company's NextGen Ambulatory EHR instant access to data points captured by patients at home who are using the Nipro TrueResult blood-glucose monitoring system.

August 30, 2012

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1.9 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed each year. To help its customers better understand this illness, Sam's Club pharmacy locations are offering free diabetes and vision screenings (diabetes is a leading cause of blindness) for members and the public on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

March 15, 2012

Reducing the cutoff of hemoglobin A1C to determine if a patient has prediabetes could be cost effective, according to a new study.

February 16, 2012

Oral blood samples drawn from periodontal inflammation can be used to measure HbA1C levels, a factor that indicates a patient's diabetes status, according to a New York University study.

November 23, 2011

An online data sharing platform announced it will debut a daily blood-glucose monitoring feature for its more than 2,000 diabetes patients.

November 11, 2011

Scientists are reporting development and successful laboratory testing of an electrochemical sensor device that has the potential to measure blood-sugar levels from tears instead of blood — an advance that could save diabetes patients the discomfort of pricking their fingers for droplets of blood used in traditional blood-sugar tests.

June 3, 2011

The gold standard long-term glucose monitoring test for patients with diabetes proved to be of limited value in dialysis patients, according to a new study at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center released Wednesday.

May 2, 2011

Walgreens is expanding its scope of preventive healthcare services by offering daily testing for total cholesterol, blood glucose and A1C levels at more than 1,400 pharmacies across 33 states and Washington, D.C.